Business Services

Overview

Charles County is an ideal location for companies offering high-value professional and business services. Accounting firms, administrative and business support services, consulting firms, and back office operations benefit from the County’s central location in the DC Metro area, its highly educated workforce, and availability of commercial spaces. One of the fastest growing communities in the state of Maryland, Charles County has access to all major metros in the area, as well as national and international markets. Charles County’s population is diverse and young, with an average median age of 38.4 and more than 27 percent with four year degrees. The County is experiencing rapid growth thanks to its high quality of life, moderate cost of living, recreational opportunities, and access to major metros. Office lease rates in the County are nearly 40 percent lower than the DC Metro average.

Quick Facts

  • Office lease rates in Charles County are nearly 50% lower than the DC Metro average.
  • Charles County provides companies with access to more than 10 million people within a two-hour drive.

At A Glance

  • More than 1.5 million workers within a 45-minute commute.
  • Well located for national and international markets.
  • Strong existing local pool of high-demand occupation.
  • Young and diverse population base with high rate of educational attainment.

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Ignite Entrepreneurship: Tips for Connecting from a Local Broadband Provider

Published: Friday, September 22, 2017

In our latest “Ignite Entrepreneurship” blog, Daniel Thompson, CTO of the newly launched PeakeNet Broadband – a locally owned and operated internet service provider bringing connectivity to rural Maryland communities – shares his insights for other entrepreneurs in Charles County.

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“Charles County is a great central location for us to have access to all of our customers. We do business with NSWC Carderock, Naval Research Laboratory, NAWCAD Patuxent River, NSWC Dahlgren, and Indian Head Naval Support Facility, to name a few.”

Scott Decker
Director of Operations

Cardinal Scientific

“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County is where we started our company and where we grew and expanded. We now operate our managed print and managed IT solutions in five states and provide custom apps all around the globe. Our headquarters is still in Charles County, an excellent place to conduct business and recruit highly skilled individuals for our ever growing team!"

Joshua Justice
President

Just Tech

 

“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Katharine Tate
 Executive Director of Provider Engagement and Community Relations

Righttime Medical Care

“Charles County is a great place for businesses to start, grow, and thrive! We've worked with over 100 businesses since we opened our doors in Charles County, and I've witnessed the majority of these businesses achieve all three.”

Darlene M. Breck

Owner

Southern Maryland Business Center

“Charles County is a great place to do business because of the passion of the business community and the residents who strive to make it the best that it can be."

Andrew W. Welburn

President

The Welburn Organization